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 Liu Heung Shing 刘香成 pinyin Liu Xiangcheng

 

Founder and Director of the Shanghai Center of Photography ( S.C.O.P. )

1951

Liu Heung Shing was born in Hong Kong.

 

 

1975

He graduated from Hunter College of New York University. ( Political Science )

   
 

Photojournalist, he works as a special correspondent for the Associated Press, New York.
 

1979 / 1983

  • in China, in Beijing.

1983 / 1985

  • in the United States, in Los Angeles.

1985 / 1989

  • in India, in New Delhi.

1989 / 1990

  • in South Korea, in Seoul.

1990 / 1993

  • in the Soviet Union, Moscow.
   
   

   
   
 

Awards

 

1983

Nicknamed the Henri Cartier Bresson of China by Newsweek magazine

1989

Named Best Photographer by the Associate Editors of Press Management.

1991

Overseas Press Club Award for his work with the Associated Press.

1992

Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the collapse of the Soviet Union.

2005

Cited among the 100 most influential contemporary photographers by Paris Photo.

   
   

   
   
 

He is the author of several books :

2008

China : portrait of a Country - Taschen  ( an archive of 88 Chinese photographers

 

for the 1949 portrait of communist China )

2011

Shanghai, A History in Photographs 1842 to Today  - Penguin Global

2012

China in Revolution: The Road to 1911  - Hong Kong University Press

   
  He lives and works in Beijing  China.
   
   
 

Danièle Sicard

 
 

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Solo exhibitions  
selection

 
       
    China  

1994

 

Hong Kong Arts Centre

Collapse of the Soviet Union

   

Hong Kong

 
       
    Spain  

2009

25.0615.10 Casia Asia China : Portrait of a Coutry
    Madrid  
       
    China  

.2009

08.08 19 09

Three Shadows Photography Art Centre

Seek Truth from Facts  -

   

Beijing

Photographs 1978- 1983

       
    Switzerland  

2011

19.01 31.03 Coalmine Fofogalerie China after Mao
    Winterthur  
       
    China  

2013

26.07 27.08

China Art Museum

China Dream, Thirty Years

    Shanghai  
       
    China  

2019

21.03 18.05 Star Gallery Spring Breeze
    Beijing  

 

 

     
       

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Collective exhibitions  
selection

 

 

     
    China  

2004

 

International Photography Festival

100 years of Forbidden City

    Beijing  
       
    China  

2013

26.10 26.01

Three Shadows Photography Art Centre

From New Photography
   

Beijing

to Rooky Award
       
    United Kingdom

 

2015

01.07 20.09

The Whitworth Art Gallery

The M+ Sigg Collection:

   

Manchester

Chinese art from the 1970s to Now

       
    China  

2016

23.02 05.04 M+

M+ Sigg Collection: Four Decades

    Hong Kong

of Chinese Contemporary Art H K

       
    China  

2016

24.08 08.09 SCoP

La Chine: du grain au pixel,

    Shanghai

de 1980 à aujourd’hui

       
    China  

2019

29.03 31.03 Art Basel  
    Hong Kong  
       

 

 

 

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Liu Heung Shing - CHINA AFTER MAO  

CHINA AFTER MAO : "Seek Truth From Facts"  

Penguin Books

 

Photographs by Liu Heung Shing

1983

  in english  
 

isbn : 9780140067613

 
 

176 p

 
     
     
 
       

 
 

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Seek Truth from Facts Liu Heung Shing Photographs 1978 - 1983   
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